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    South Florida Police, Feds, Raid Eleven Pill Mills

    WEST PALM BEACH - Drug agents raided 11 pain clinics from Miami to West Palm Beach on Wednesday, arresting 23 people and seizing $2.5 million in cash and dozens of cars in the biggest single strike yet at Florida's pain pill industry. Among those arrested were four physicians, including the son of Broward Medical Examiner Joshua Perper, and five owners of ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +6
  • -18

    Passport App. Exposed Policeman as Illegal Immigrant

    Passport App. Exposed Policeman as Illegal Immigrant
    Anchorage -- Federal authorities caught an illegal immigrant from Mexico working as an Anchorage police officer after he and the U.S. citizen he was impersonating filed for separate passports using the same personal information, police said Tuesday. Rafael Mora-Lopez, 47, faces one count of passport fraud in federal court. It's unclear yet if additional federal or state charges will be filed, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -18
  • -18

    Sheriff's Department Fights Legislators on Police Academy Management

    Sheriff's Department Fights Legislators on Police Academy Management
    SYRACUSE - Some Onondaga County legislators want the sheriff’s office to save taxpayers a quarter-million dollars a year by getting out of the police academy business. The sheriff’s office will no longer run the police academy at Onondaga Community College if legislators Patrick Kilmartin and Casey Jordan have their way. Two deputies have been assigned full-time to the academy for years, ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -18
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    Police Superintendent Takes Disciplinary Action Against Trooper Involved in Fatal Crash

    Police Superintendent Takes Disciplinary Action Against Trooper Involved in Fatal Crash
    UPPER TOWNSHIP — Nearly two years ago, State Police Trooper Robert Higbee was acquitted of criminal charges for killing two teenage sisters while speeding through an intersection in his squad car. In his defense, Higbee argued he was only doing his job while chasing a speeder when the accident occurred in Cape May County’s Upper Township. But State Police Superintendent Rick ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +5
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    Anger-Management Counselor Pleads Guilty to Assault on U.S. Marshal

    Anger-Management Counselor Pleads Guilty to Assault on U.S. Marshal
    FAIRFAX, VA - A Fairfax County anger-management counselor pleaded guilty Tuesday to assault on a federal officer for pointing a loaded firearm at a deputy U.S. marshal. The incident occurred near the Annandale apartment of Jose L. Avila, 57, on Jan. 25. A federal marshal wrote in a court affidavit that he and another marshal had parked their sport-utility vehicles in ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -7
  • +31

    Sheriff Joe's Inmates Full Of Christmas Cheer

    Sheriff Joe's Inmates Full Of Christmas Cheer
    PHOENIX (AP) - Christmas carols will be filling the halls of the Maricopa County Jail Tuesday, when Sheriff Joe Arpaio holds a contest for inmates. The winner of the caroling contest will receive a full Christmas dinner for him or herself, and their cellmates. As part of this competition, each inmate must sing a well known Christmas carol. Sheriff's officials say ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +31
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    Holloway Confronts Joran van der Sloot in Prison

    Holloway Confronts Joran van der Sloot in Prison
    LIMA, Peru - Missing teenager Natalee Holloway's mother sneaked into the Peruvian prison where suspect Joran van der Sloot is being held and confronted him about fate of her daughter. Beth Holloway-Twitty's lawyer confirmed that the woman arrived at Castro Castro Prison with a Dutch journalist, Peter de Vries, who is investigating her daughter's disappearance for Dutch television. Holloway-Twitty reportedly spoke ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +4
  • -20

    Houston Officer a Casualty in US Retaliation on Mexico

    Houston Officer a Casualty in US Retaliation on Mexico
    HOUSTON - It was a bold move by the United States government: “You took out one of ours, we're coming after yours.” We saw evidence of that retaliation by the government in north Houston where local and federal agents went after suspects with alleged ties to Mexican drug cartels. Thomas Hinojosa, with the Drug Enforcement Agency, would not confirm the effort ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -20
  • -28

    Officer Critically Injured In Crash During Pursuit

    Officer Critically Injured In Crash During Pursuit
    FORT WORTH, TX - A Fort Worth police officer was critically injured Thursday afternoon when his patrol car slammed into a tree during a pursuit down Interstate 30. The officer, a 15-year veteran of the department, was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth with life-threatening injuries, said a spokesman for MedStar. The officer was involved in the pursuit ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -28
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    'Bang' Forces NYPD Chopper to Make Water Landing

    'Bang' Forces NYPD Chopper to Make Water Landing
    NEW YORK CITY - An NYPD helicopter pilot patrolling the air space before Air Force One landed at Kennedy Airport brought out her inner Chesley Sullenberger - making an emergency landing on Wednesday in Jamaica Bay. The six-member crew survived with minor injuries after Detective Erin Nolan was forced to splash down around 4 p.m. because of a mechanical problem. The ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +22
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    Montgomery Co. Officer Celebrates 55 Years on Job

    Montgomery Co. Officer Celebrates 55 Years on Job
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A Montgomery County police officer has just celebrated 55 years on the job. At 77, Lt. Thomas B. Jacocks is the longest-serving law enforcement officer in any Maryland agency. The court liaison officer says he never set out to break a record - he just never got tired of being a police officer. Chief Tom Manger describes Jacocks ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +43
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    Are Officers Crossing the Line Online?

    Are Officers Crossing the Line Online?
    DETROIT - Metro Detroit police officers are among many public servants who maintain private lives on the Internet. On Facebook, they post photos, tag friends and change status updates. On Twitter, they post plans, thoughts or locations. But depending on what they write or post, an officer could be breaking confidentiality, undermining an investigation, or worse -- potentially violating someone's constitutional ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +3
  • -36

    Judge Rules Loughner Incompetent for Trial

    Judge Rules Loughner Incompetent for Trial
    A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage that wounded U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is mentally incompetent to stand trial, putting the criminal case against him on hold indefinitely. The decision by U.S. District Judge Larry Burns means Jared Lee Loughner, 21, will be sent to a federal facility for up to four months in a ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -36
  • +23

    Sheriff Joe's Immigration Posse: The Incredible Hulk, Steven Seagul

    Sheriff Joe's Immigration Posse: The Incredible Hulk, Steven Seagul
    PHOENIX -- People crossing the border illegally may be doing double takes, because a TV superhero is going to be on patrol. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Wednesday swore in 56 members of a new volunteer sheriff's posse group that includes "The Incredible Hulk" star Lou Ferrigno. The sheriff says action-film star Steven Seagal and actor Peter Lupus of TV's ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +23
  • +92

    I Watched As He Walked By

    I Watched As He Walked By
    I watched as he walked by. He was old and bent, leather skinned and grizzled yet, somehow, an inner pride shone through. His eyes were tear-filled, his face the color of ash. His cap, covered in small badges and patches, sat at a jaunty angle, reminiscent of an earlier time in his life. His gnarled right hand held high against his ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +92
  • -25

    NJ Officer Still in Critical Condition After Being Shot Multiple Times

    NJ Officer Still in Critical Condition After Being Shot Multiple Times
    PARAMUS, N.J. –A Paramus police officer remained in critical condition at Hackensack University Medical Center Tuesday more than a day after being shot. Officer Rachel Morgan was shot during a wild gunfight with 23-year-old Michael Carmody Sunday night near the Garden State Parkway. She managed to get several shots off at the suspect, along with a backup police officer who also ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -25
  • +21

    Man Gets Life for Slaying of Officer

    Man Gets Life for Slaying of Officer
    REVERE - Robert Iacoviello Jr. was sentenced today to life in prison for the murder of off-duty Revere police Officer Daniel Talbot, who was shot to death after a chance encounter led to an exchange of words and gunfire between a group of alleged gang members and drunken police officers in 2007. Suffolk Superior Court Judge Patrick Brady imposed the mandatory ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +21
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    4-County Chase Ends In Deputy's Death

    4-County Chase Ends In Deputy's Death
    BROOKSVILLE, FL -- A Hernando County sheriff's deputy is dead after a high-speed chase through four counties early Sunday morning. Deputy John C. Mecklenburg, 35, died after his patrol car crashed into a tree and burst into flames while he was trying to stop a driver police spotted heading the wrong way on U.S. 41 in Brooksville. Mecklenburg, a U.S. Army ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -26
  • -23

    Ticket-Fixing Scandal Rocks NYPD

    Ticket-Fixing Scandal Rocks NYPD
    Approximately 400 New York police officers face charges as part of a ticket-fixing scandal across all 12 Bronx precincts, reports the New York Post. The officers allegedly misplaced paperwork and missed court dates to help family and friends, the New York Post reports. "Most of this was done to help out friends or relatives, or friends and relatives of friends or ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -23
  • +18

    Officer's Home Burglarized by Suspected Murderer

    Officer's Home Burglarized by Suspected Murderer
    TULSA, OK - Tulsa police shot a man Monday who had been wanted for questioning in a burglary in which guns and police gear were stolen from a police detective's home. The two officers who shot Denny Edward Phillips, 32, were not identified Monday night, but Tulsa Police Capt. Rick Helberg said they were accompanying U.S. marshals and federal agents who ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +18
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